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Name: Nguyễn Minh Quân
Position: Lecturer
Title: Dr.
Office: O2. 610
Telephone: (84)-(8)- 3724 4270 Ext. 3235

Ph.D.  in Applied Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA, 2006-2011.

B.Sc. in Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Science, VNU-HCMC, Vietnam, 2000-2004.

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8/2018-12/2018: Visiting Scientist at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.

2012-present: Lecturer, International University, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2011: Instructor, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA.

2006-2010: Teaching Assistant, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA.

2005-2006: Teaching Assistant, Lecturer, Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

2005:  Teaching Assistant, University of Science, Vietnam National University-Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.


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Applied Mathematics, Linear and nonlinear waves, Soliton, Nonlinear Optics, Scientific computing, and Applied Probability.

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  •  Articles published in peer-reviewed Journals  

13. Q. M. Nguyen, Collision-induced amplitude dynamics of pulses in linear waveguides with the generic nonlinear loss, submitted, arXiv: 1808.02396

12. Q. M. Nguyen, Toan T. Huynh, and Avner Peleg, Universality of the amplitude shift in fast two-pulse collisions in weakly perturbed linear physical systems, submitted, arXiv:1808.04323.

11. Q. M. Nguyen and T. T. Huynh, Frequency shifting for solitons based on transformations in the Fourier domain and applicationsApplied Mathematical Modelling, Vol. 72, 306-323 (2019). [SCIE-Q1]

10. A. Peleg, Q. M. Nguyen, and T. T. Huynh, Soliton-like behavior in fast two-pulse collisions in weakly perturbed linear physical systemsEuropean Physical Journal D, 71: 315(2017). [SCI]

9. A. Peleg, Q. M. Nguyen, and T. T. Huynh, Stable scalable control of soliton propagation in broadband nonlinear optical waveguides, European Physical Journal D, 71:30 (2017). [SCI]

8. A. Peleg, Q. M. Nguyen, and T.P. Tran, Transmission stability and Raman-induced amplitude dynamics in multichannel soliton-based optical waveguide systemsOptics Communications, Vol. 380, 41 (2016).  [SCI, Q1]

7. D. Chakraborty, A. Peleg, Q. M. Nguyen, Stabilizing soliton-based multichannel transmission with frequency dependent linear gain-lossOptics Communications, Vol. 371, 252 (2016). [SCI, Q1]

6. Q.M. Nguyen, A. Peleg, and T.P. Tran, Robust transmission stabilization and dynamic switching in broadband hybrid waveguide systems with nonlinear gain and lossPhysical Review A, Vol. 91, 013839 (2015). [SCI-Q1]

5. A. Peleg, Q. M. Nguyen, and P. Glenn, Many-body interaction in fast soliton collisionsPhysical Review E, Vol. 89, 043201 (2014). [SCI, Q1]

4. A. Peleg, Q.M. Nguyen, and Y. Chung, Cross-talk dynamics of optical solitons in a broadband Kerr nonlinear system with weak cubic loss, Physical Review A, Vol. 82, 053830 (2010). [SCI, Q1]

3.  Q.M. Nguyen and A. Peleg, Resolving the Raman-induced cross frequency shift in fast optical soliton collisionsJournal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 27, 1985 (2010). [SCI, Q1]

2.  Q. M. Nguyen and A. Peleg, Deterministic Raman crosstalk effects in amplified wavelength division multiplexing transmissionOptics Communications, Vol. 283, 3500 (2010) [SCI, Q1].

1.  A. Peleg, Y. Chung, T. Dohnal, and Q.M. Nguyen, Diverging probability density functions for flat-top solitary waves, Physical Review E, Vol. 80, 026602 (2009). [SCI, Q1]


  • Other publications

3. A. Peleg, Y. Chung, and Q. M. Nguyen, Stable Energy Equalization of Solitons in WDM Waveguide Systems with Cubic LossIn Proceedings of the Frontiers in Optics, Rochester, New York, USA (2012).

2. Q. M. Nguyen, Effects of randomness, dissipation and interaction on solitons of the cubic nonlinear Schrödinger equation and related nonlinear wave models, Dissertation, 117 pages, State University of New York at Buffalo (2011).

1. A. Peleg and Q. M. Nguyen, Stability of Amplified DPSK WDM Transmission against Raman Crosstalk EffectsIn Proceedings of the Optical Fiber Communications Conference, San Diego, California, USA (2010).


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  • NAFOSTED grant, Principal Investigator: Project 2013-2015 and Project 2016-2018 on Linear and Nonlinear Waves.

Conferences/Talks presented:

  • Summer meeting 2017, University of Science, VNU-HCMC, July 22-23, 2017. Invited Speaker.

  • IMA program in Mathematics and Optics, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota, MN, USA, April 24-May 5, 2017. PS Speaker.

  • The 3rd International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, November 28-30, 2016. Speaker.
  • The AMO/QIS/CMT Seminar, National Center for Theoretical Science (Physics Division), Hsinchu, Taiwan, August 31, 2015. Invited Speaker. Host: Prof. Ray-Kuang Lee.
  • The Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Summer School, National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan, August 25-28, 2015. Invited Speaker.
  • Summer Meeting 2015, University of Science (VNU-HCM), August 8-9, 2015. Invited Speaker.
  • International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), Seoul, Korea, August 13-21, 2014. Contributed speaker. 

    [Short communications, 20 minutes, Section 11. Mathematical Physics.]

  • VIASM Summer Program on “PDEs and Applied Mathematics”, VIASM, Hanoi, Vietnam, July 14 – August 7, 2014. Invited Speaker.
  • The 8th Vietnamese Mathematical Conference, Nha Trang, Vietnam, August 10-14, 2013. Speaker.
  • SIAM Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, USA, July 8-12, 2013. Speaker.
  • The 8th Scientific Conference at University of Science, VNU-HCM, November 11, 2012. Speaker.
  • VMS-SMF Joint Congress, University of Hue, Vietnam, August 20-24, 2012. Speaker.
  • New York Conference on Applied Mathematics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA, April 2011. Speaker.
  • Applied, Industrial and Financial Mathematics Seminar, McMaster University, Canada, February 2011. Invited Speaker. Host: Prof. Dmitry Pelinovsky.
  • Applied Mathematics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University at Buffalo, SUNY, USA, February 2011. Speaker.
  • SIAM Conference on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 2010. Invited Speaker.
  • IMA PI Summer Program: Computational Wave Propagation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA, June 2010. Speaker.
  • Applied Math Days, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA, March 2010. Speaker.
  • SIAM Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA, July 2009. Invited Speaker.

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FALL 2018

I am a visiting scientist at the Institute of Mathematics, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland during this Fall 2018. Host: Prof. Hoai-Minh Nguyen (Head of CAMA).


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